Mars album surpasses 1 million UK sales

Paul Williams

The Elektra/Atlantic debut tipped over seven figures earlier this week, joining XL's two Adele albums 21 (3.4 million) and 19 (1.1 million) among the year to date's millionaire sellers, according to the Official Charts Company. The Mars album was number 10 on the weekly chart last Sunday and has kept that position in the latest midweek rankings, selling another 43,000 copies this week up to the end of Thursday.

At this stage last year no albums had sold more than ...

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